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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-20650: Security patch for poppler (ALAS-2019-1271)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-20650: Security patch for poppler (ALAS-2019-1271)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/01/2019
Created
08/30/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
08/28/2019

Description

A reachable Object::dictLookup assertion in Poppler 0.72.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service due to the lack of a check for the dict data type, as demonstrated by use of the FileSpec class (in FileSpec.cc) in pdfdetach.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-poppler

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-poppler

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